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Individual Film & TV Project for PGDip - TFT00059M

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  • Department: Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media
  • Module co-ordinator: Prof. John Mateer
  • Credit value: 30 credits
  • Credit level: M
  • Academic year of delivery: 2021-22
    • See module specification for other years: 2022-23

Module summary

This module involves small production-related project related to the student's specialism accompanied by a dissertation of 7,000 words. This project is specified on a case by case basis by the department and is used only for students who for some reason cannot complete the full individual project.

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching period
A Summer Term 2021-22

Module aims

Building on the specialist study, individual and work undertaken in previous modules, this module aims to provide a production-focused project through which students can synthesise and apply knowledge gained in pursuit of a PG Diploma.

Module learning outcomes

By the end of this module, students are expected to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding for and application of appropriate filmmaking methods and techniques related to their area of specialisation.

  • Demonstrate facility with hardware and/or software systems related to their area of specialisation.

  • Articulate key aspects of their specialisation as applied to the creation of a small scale artefact.

  • Define the project’s attributes, with clear objectives and an appropriate technical approach.

  • Work individually to prepare a review and evaluation of related prior work to put the project in context.

  • Work independently as well as liaise with colleagues as required to fulfil project requirements.

  • Further develop report writing, reflective critical analysis and skills in a formal context as part of the final assessment process.

Indicative assessment

Task Length % of module mark
Project Artefact
N/A 30
Reflective Report
N/A 70

Special assessment rules


Indicative reassessment

Task Length % of module mark
Project Artefact
N/A 30
Reflective Report
N/A 70

Module feedback

Detailed oral feedback during supervision meetings.  Written feedback within four weeks of submission.

Indicative reading

Texts are recommended based on the specific needs of the project.  There are no key texts for this module per se.

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